Arise Sweet Sarah shares a message of the value and importance of human life, as well as a message of healing and wholeness in the midst of silent grief in the wake of "choice". It is based on the personal experiences of film writer, director and producer Sandy Arena and the uncountable stories of others who have suffered after abortion. The story is gently written and shared in the form of a letter to our character Sarah's unborn children that is brought alive in film through a powerful combination of personal narration, symbolism, acting, original score and a combination of modern dance, ballet, scenery and costuming. Presented by The Life Ballet and Verb Records. The Life Ballet was nominated as an official submission at LifeFest 2011 in Sacramento, California. It was also a feature film in Maranatha Christian Film Festival in Rochester, NY. Although The Life Ballet will no longer be touring due to the release of its film, the live show enjoyed many previous experiences touring nationally performing in New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Nashville Tennessee, California, Texas, Indiana, Colorado and Lethbridge, Canada. Although we were not credited, The Life Ballet and Sandy Arena were called upon to cast, choreograph, costume and serve as technical advisors to the video "This Time" by John Elefante. The dancers you see in that video and the choreography that was created, and most of the actors are from our team. The concept of dancing to share a story of abortion was inspired from our show. We have also appeared on or have been interviewed by The Miracle Channel Christian of Lethbridge, Canada, TCT.TV, Day Gardner's Day Report, Ethel Chadwick's Bagels and Blessings, Jill Stanek, Breaking Christian News, Tom Jackson Showcase, Monday Minute, Catholic Courier Post, Kim Ketola's Cradle My Heart. Visit http://www.arisesweetsarah.com for resources, post abortion recovery tools and more information about our ministry to first and foremost choose life and to also heal in the aftermath of abortion.